28 Jul '17, 3pm

DFIs and developers work towards a brighter future in Africa

DFIs and developers work towards a brighter future in Africa

In preparation of this conference, Solarplaza organized a webinar through which one could get a glimpse at the intricate mechanism governing the African solar market today. It is evident that Africa is in dire need for large-scale electrification if it is to speed up its economic development. One of the main issues when it comes to development of new energy generation capacity boils down to the poor planning and implementation of power projects. With very few developed, local financial institutions, and large unpredictability in terms of political and fiscal conditions, investment in Africa’s power industry still seems like a challenging and risky business. On the flip side, once properly executed, these same weaknesses bear great potential. With the right planning, not only can sustainable solar projects be implemented properly, but access to electricity can also be incre...

Full article: https://www.solarplaza.com/channels/markets/11715/dfis-an...

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